How Did the Democratic-Republican System Develop?

The democratic-republican system was founded through a series of events that led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence and to the American revolutionary war. It was a sort of modernized version of the Monarchy system minus the ‘divine right’ and the heredity of the throne through royal blood. This system would not have been possible without the creation of the Magna Carta, the Petition of Right and the English Bill of Rights along with steps taken to create popular assemblies in order to show how capable the colonials were of governing themselves.
The Magna Carta, of 1215, was the first and main contributor to the democratic-republican system and the development of common law. The reason for this is because the Magna Carta pretty much abolished the Monarchy system by taking the ‘divine power’ away from the king. It stated several things that the king could not do, giving people freedom, but the 61st article is the most important because it bound the king to obey those laws and if he broke any he was to be reported and judged accordingly:
“… that the barons, namely, my elect at their pleasure twenty five barons from the realm, who ought, with all their strength, to observe, maintain and cause to be observed, the peace and privileges which we have granted to them and confirmed by this our present charter. In such wise, namely, that if we, or our justice, or our bailiffs, or any one of our servants shall have transgressed against any one in any respect, or shall have broken some one of the articles of peace or security, and our transgression shall have been shown to four barons of the aforesaid twenty five…and they shall ask us to cause that error to be amended without delay…if our justice do not amend it within a term of forty days…we being abroad, to our justice: the aforesaid four barons shall refer the matter to the remainder of the twenty five barons, and… with the whole land in common, shall distrain and oppress us in every way in their...